Aug 28, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. so did former presidents bill clinton and jamie carter. presidents george w. bush and george h.w. bush were not there, spokesmen saying health issues kept them from attending today. dr. king's speech capped off a historic push for civil rights in our nation's capital known as the march on washington for jobs and freedom. a look now, though, at the jobs numbers a half century later blacks are nearly three times more likely than whites to live in poverty according to a pew research center study. that trend has remained the same since the 1970s. the study shows 34% of white adults have finished college compared to 21% of blacks. also considered to the study nearly 50% of americans say our nation still needs to do a lot more to achieve racial equality. this year the white house is honoring the man who organized the march on washington. biyard rustin, forced to the background in his civil rights victories, because he was apparently black and gay. he's on the right side of this picture with dr. king in the center. the story is rustin planned the march in 10 weeks. to give you an idea
Aug 6, 2013 4:00pm PDT
george w. bush had surgery today after doctors found a blockage in an artery in his heart. that's according to the former president's spokesman, he says doctors discovered the blockage during a routine physical exam yesterday and today they inserted a stint. a piece of wire measure to mesh to keep the arteries open. spokesman says bush 43 should be out of the hospital tomorrow and back to his normal schedule by thursday. doctors tell us the former president has no history of heart trouble and by all accounts he is in excellent shape. few months ago he led his annual bike ride with wounded veterans covering more than 60 miles in three days. trace gallagher is live for us now. what do we know about who performed this stint and what's to come? >> well, it was quickly performed because we spoke to a cardiologist today shep that says couple things going on here one the president likely showed up to his annual exam and there was significant blockage in one his arteries and they felt it needed to be addressed right await a minute they also point out he is the former president and very
Aug 8, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. the white house says president obama yesterday called former president george w. bush, who is recovering from a procedure to clear a blockage in an artery in his heart, doctors say they inserted a stent on tuesday and the former president got out of hospital yesterday. a spokesperson for bush 41 says is he doing great. bush 43 i meant to say. actually, they are both doing real well. the white house says president obama wished the former president well and says is he glad to hear that the procedure was a success. 50 years ago president kennedy awarded the first medal of freedom. this year the white house says president obama will give the nation's highest civilian honor to 16 people. including former president clinton. oprah winfrey, loretta lin and posthumous award to sally rid. you can see the full list at foxnews.com/shep. no word yet on a date for the ceremony. more and more fans at the ball park are keeping track of everything except the game. instead of fighting social media, some are encouraging it with ball parks that will soon make it easier to pick your picks and fantasy teams.